Intricately Detailed Papercut Designs by RIU

Japanese artist Riu creates remarkably intricate paper cut designs. Winner of multiple online art competitions, the young artist maintains an Instagram account and blog that each showcase a stunning display of technical skill within delicate patterns. Papercutting is a worldwide tradition that has evolved within many cultures. Symbolic and decorative in nature, it has both aesthetic value and therapeutic properties. Riu often creates pieces composed of mandalas and other striking complexities that reflect beauty seen in the natural world. His captions also reference quotes of love and peace that complement the harmony apparent in the artwork. Meticulously detailed, Riu displays professional levels of talent in his larger than life zen images.

Hand-Cut Paper Art from Single Sheet of Paper

Suzy Taylor, an extraordinarily talented paper-cut artist in Hertfordshire, England, creates mind-bogglingly detailed works of paper art that are cut entirely by hand. She cuts each of her original designs out of a single piece of paper. Her artwork revolves primarily around highly detailed renditions of folk art and natural or floral themes. She’s certainly passionate about her work; “I love working this way, it’s totally absorbing and I can get lost in it for hours.”

Anatomical Paper Sculptures by Lisa Nilsson

Lisa Nilsson’s anatomical cross sections have a realistic look that makes us cringe slightly as we look inside a duck, a human brain, or human lungs. The cross sections are created from carefully spiralled, folded, and rolled strips of tissue, specifically Japanese mulberry paper, and reclaimed gilded edges from books. Lisa Nilsson’s patience and steady hands are evident in every piece created using the ancient of quilling. The results are stunning their realism. The stunning rolls, folds, and twists in paper create a feeling of admiration at the skill required to create these fascinating, but sometimes unsettling, cross sections of life. Have fun!

Beautiful Paper Sculptures by Calvin Nicholls

Canadian artist Calvin Nicholls creates the following amazingly beautiful sculptures using sheets of paper. “Calvin has been creating his paper sculptures since 1986 from his studio north of Toronto Ontario, Canada. Working with sheets of paper and a scalpel, he cuts the component pieces to fit the final drawing and assembles the low relief artwork under studio lighting. When the sculpture is complete the lighting is adjusted to bring out the subtle form and texture. A large format camera is used to capture the detail on 8×10 film prior to scanning for print applications or art prints.”

Beatiful Paper Letters by Jerome Corgier

Today we want to show you unusual type of typography – beautiful letters made out from paper by talanted artist from France Jerome Corgier. “I work just inside the letter, to give it life, history… ” Each letter is unique and for sure Jerome spent a lot of time to create them. So check these creative letters and have fun!

Truly Beautiful Paperart of Yulia Brodskaya

This time we want to show you incredible art works of talanted graphic designer from Russia Yulia Brodskaya. Her installations are not digitally produced. It’s hard to imagin but Yulia makes most of her astonishing objects by using just paper. They’re amazingly beautiful combination of all things she likes most: typography, paper and highly detailed hand-made craft objects. She made advertising posters for Orange, Nokia and a many other companies by using this unordinary technique. So open the page and enjoy! These works of art are truly beautiful!

25+ Best Old Paper Inspired Web Designs

Using old paper as an design element is a very popular design trend. Old paper or torn cardboard is often used as a page background as well as elements of navigation bar or content areas. As a rule “old paper style” is widely used among blog designs but flash website also can be designed using it. Today we want to showcase you the most interesting and creative old paper inspired web designs. Many from the best web builders use these type of design in their web templates.

Paper Sculpture by Allen and Patty Eckman

We’ve already told you about realistic sculptures by Adam Beane. For their creation, he used a special material CX5 developed by himself. Spouses Allen and Patty Eckman to create sculptures using paper and their original patented method. The sculptures created by Ekman relate to their personal hobbies. Thus, Allen Ekman belongs to Cherokee and his works are about the Indians. Patty also involves the Indians, but more on the theme of nature, women and children.

Photoshoot with Paper Cloth

Very original idea for photoshoot was developed by Alexandra Zaharova & Ilya Plotnikov from Doberman studio for Fashion magazine l’Officiel. These paper dresses are created in quite futuristic style and definetely have their own charm. It would be interesting to see these clothes not only on photos.